Theses / Student projects


Car-as-a-Sensor: Sensor Box Re-Engineering

Improvement of a V2V-based vehicular sensor system


Consumption Models: Test Drivers and Verification (M)

Verification of ODB2-based fuel consumption by means of test drives

Pedestrian Warning System (M)

Development of a pedestrian warning system based on mobile phones and the Kapsch EVK-3300 V2X module

Optical Data Transmission: Image Recognition (M)

Automated and image-based annotation and detection of braking lights

Platooning Platform (M)

Open service platform for platooning

Dynamic Platooning (M)

Dynamic formation and deformation of platoons by utilizing C2C technology (platoon manager)

Cooperative Intersections (M)

Intelligent intersection management for autonomous vehicles and mixed traffic scenarios

Consumption Models: Validation (M)

Simulation-based calibration and validation of fuel consumption models in TraffSim

Spatial Emission Modelling (B,M)

Analysis of microscopic emission models and integration in the simulation framework TraffSim

Automated Car-Following for Model Cars (M)

Development of a car-following algorithm for model cars using sensors and V2V communication

Parking Assist System for Model Cars (M)

Development of a parking assist system prototype for model cars

Fingerprinting: Position Accuracy Prediction (M)

Implementation of system for optimizing fingerprint based indoor positioning

3D Shadowing (M)

Improvement of a 2D and development of a 3D shadowing model

Ray Tracer (M)

Implementation of a simple ray tracing environment (models, algorithms)

Gamification in Traffic Simulation (B,M)

Enabling the external control of individual vehicles in TraffSim using a steering wheel and pedals

Intelligent Driving Strategies (B)

Development and evaluation of driving strategies allowing for sustainable and efficient transportation

Hybrid Vehicle Powertrain Strategies (B)

Development of intelligent powertrain strategies for hybrid vehicles considering known mobility patterns

3D Traffic (B)

Implementation of a 3D visualization for the traffic simulator „traffsim“


V2X Intersection Surveillance System

Monitoring blind intersections using V2X communication technology

Optical Data Transmission: Modulated Braking Lights

Proof-of-concept: Reliable and secure V2V communication using braking lights

Optical Data Transmission: MIMO

Proof-of-concept: MIMO V2V communication using braking lights

Consumption Model Development

Development of consumption models for both single vehicles and vehicle platoons

Car Data Managment

Application allowing to monitor and manage car-related data using the OBD-II interface

Intelligent Car Pooling System

Automated system to find the perfect match for carpooling based on an individuals mobility behavior

Car as a Sensor

V2V-based sensor network for monitoring various traffic-relevant phenomena

Parking Assist System Simulator

Development of a simulation framework for investigating different algorithms for automated parking

Dynamic Platooning

Implementation of an algorithm for the automated and dynamic formation of vehicle platoons

Micro Road Traffic

Implementation of a microscopic road traffic model

Augmented House

Implementation of a AR prototype to augment a 3D building plan on a tablet

Video Transmission

Lab setup of a video transmission system

C2C Link Level

Design and implementation of an 802.11p link level simulator in Simulink

Road Network Generation

Automated generation of road networks for traffic simulations using Lindenmayer-Systems

Road Traffic Modeling

Road traffic modeling based on mobile network operator data

Mobile Speed Map

Implementation of a native Android application for performing speed tests

Traveling Salesman

Routing via smartphone based on a modified version of the traveling salesman problem

Navigation for Buses

Development of an OSM-based navigation system for public service vehicles

Population Density

Estimation of population density using publicly available data


Analysis of an adaptive switching point for LTE TDD by dynamic system level simulation

OSM Clutter Data

Development of a parser and database for terrain and cluster data in Austria

Open Coverage Map

Creation of a publicly available network coverage map

Movement Model

Movement model for mobile radio based on Open Street Map

Cell Phone or Tower

Comparison of radiation exposure ensuing from cell phones and towers

Mobile Network Testing

Evaluation and testing of mobile networks

OSM Elevation Data

Combination of OSM elevation data with NASA measurment data in an appropriate format

Cell Map Builder

Smartphone and web application to create a map outlining received signals strengths

Radiation Immissions

Evaluation of GSM and UMTS radiation immissions in Hagenberg, Austria

Sensitivity in LTE

Impacts of channel feedback errors on the performance in LTE systems

Simulator Interfaces

Quality evaluation for a link-to-system-level interface in a mobile communication system

Handover Prediction

Measuring and analysing a possible reduction of capacity drops through predictive handovers

FH WLAN Availability

Measuring and visualizing the availability of WLAN in the FH1 and FH2 building

Wrap-Around Urban

Development of a wrap-around model for an urban scenario

Plain vs. Wrap-Around

Comparison of plain and wrap-around models in mobile radio simulations


Development of a snapshot simulator to perform multihop cellular network simluations

Network Analysis Tool

Development of a mobile radio network analysis tool

Signal Strength Distribution

Implementation of a PocketPC application for mapping measured signal strengths on GPS locations